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Jon Williams
Partner Sustainability & Climate Change, Member of the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) at PwC


Jon co-leads the corporate team within PwC’s Sustainability & Climate Change practice,
offering market-leading strategy and implementation, risk management and reporting
solutions to companies. He has a particular focus on environmental, social and governance
(ESG) issues, particularly relating to climate change, including climate finance and carbon
markets. His clients include financial institutions in both developed and developing
economies, and companies in the retail, consumer goods, healthcare, energy and mining

Prior to joining PwC, Jon worked for HSBC for 21 years, with a variety of banking roles in
Europe and Asia, most recently as Head of Group Sustainable Development. Jon developed
and implemented HSBC’s sustainability risk strategy and their sustainable business strategy,
with a focus on lending and investments related to climate change, forestry and microfinance.

Jon is a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related
Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the City of London Green Finance Initiative Steering
Committee. He was also co-chair of the Climate Markets & Investors Association (CMIA)
TCFD Working Group and was a Project Adviser to the World Economic Forum for the Critical
Mass Initiative, the Energy Access Partnership and the Climate Governance Initiative. He
previously chaired the Equator Principles, the global benchmark for banks to manage social
and environmental issues in project finance, and chaired the Climate Principles, a framework
for the finance sector to respond to climate change.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Managing Climate Risk: do you have all the tools in the box?


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